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TwitterHomework: A Novel Pedagogical Paradigm in Pathology Education

From the 2020 Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference (February 28, 2020)
Presented by Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, MLS(ASCP), FASCP
This session explores the utility of social media (Twitter) as a novel pedagogical tool in pathology education. The session will describe the implementation and success of #TwitterHomework as a way to engage students beyond didactics.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Outline the requirements for #TwitterHomework at the speaker's institution
2. Describe educational outcomes of #TwitterHomework
3. Summarize the utility of social media in pathology education

CE ACCREDITATION

This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. The instruction level for this activity is Basic. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area General will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION

This basic-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.